Reference Resource of the Week

Encyclopedia of Censorship

Ready Reference: CENSORSHIP

Need information on the history, diverse forms and implications of censorship?  Struggling with the paradox of preserving precious freedoms by restricting their exercise?

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Did you know that…? The scene in which James Cagney pushes a grapefruit into Mae Clark’s face  in (the film) Public Enemy (1931) raised objections from American women’s groups because it depicted physical abuse of women; however, when the film was released in Great Britain, the British Board of Film Censors ordered the scene cut because its unmarried characters were wearing pajamas.”


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